Foxdenton, commissioned by Grasscroft Property in partnership with Oldham MBC
This £100M employment led mixed use scheme on a 50 hectare site in the heart of Oldham, Greater Manchester, will provide up to 500 new homes, 23ha commercial and industrial space along with 8ha of new city scale public open space provision.
Camlin Lonsdale shaped a compelling landscape and ‘healing’ vision from the existing fragmented and damaged resource. Early input from the practice, through provision of EIA services, steered the placement of development areas and secured the integrity of the landscape structure of value within design parameters. The result is a proposal that respects its existing landscape, heritage and social setting, and supports retention and enhancement of key site capital balanced with providing much needed housing and employment opportunities alongside revitalised public open space,
Scope of advice included full design and EIA services, and encompassed robust consideration of heritage issues and public open space provision.